So you're ready to propose...

Congratulations on finding your forever person! Let's document this special moment! I, along with The Picnic Place, will guide you through the process of planning this special day. I want to make it easy for you and extra special for your soon-to-be fiance!


Hi, I'm Tristin

I’m a local Santa Barbara family lifestyle photographer, born and raised. I believe that choosing a photographer is an important and personal decision. If we get to work together we will laugh, play, and have a great time! Capturing the unique beauty in every family is my passion and I look forward to turning your love into art.

I, along with The Picnic Place, am here to help!

the PHOTOGRAPHY process

1: Book Your photo shoot WITH ME

Fill out my contact form and let me know what vibe you're looking for in your Santa Barbara session location. If we are a good fit, we will choose a date and get you on my calendar!

2: I'll help you Get Prepared

We will narrow down an exact location, use my styling guide to help you build cohesive outfits, and get feedback and suggestions from me. As a 4th generation Santa Barbara Photographer, I know all the best spots.

3: expect a joyful photo EXPERIENCE

Enjoy your fun photo experience full of love, joy, and connection. Enjoy each other and go with the flow! You'll love your photographs so much more if you do.

4: Receive Your Images & album

Finally, within 3 weeks, you'll receive your online gallery full of joy-filled images of you with your loved ones. Your complimentary photo album will follow just days later. You can order prints and wall art right from your gallery if you wish.

Proposal Photography Session



ADD ON expedited delivery of your gallery along with sneak peeks for your social announcement FOR $250

Proposal sessions take place outside with nature as your backdrop. With sand between your toes, the sun at your back, and the sounds of the waves in the background, you will be asking your partner for marriage. These sessions are real and honest, capturing you just as you are now.

Includes a couples session, usually lasting 45 minutes after the surprise proposal. Includes all high-resolution digital files from your gallery in both color and black & white (minimum of 75), presented in a private online gallery for viewing, downloading, and sharing. You will receive a complimentary luxury photo album from your session. Leave the layout to me. I will design and deliver a beautiful custom album that will last for generations. The gallery will be available within 3 weeks after the session date. 

Cinematic Films

When you book a session with me, you have the option to add on a cinematic film. It's a way to encapsulate a small yet meaningful slice of time, documented in a way that will endure for generations to come.

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.

(When Harry Met Sally)

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